In the presence of the Creator : Isaac Newton and his times / Gale E. Christianson.

In the presence of the Creator : Isaac Newton and his times / Gale E. Christianson.

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Christianson, Gale E.
New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1984.
xv, 623 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Range 16, Bay 3, Shelf 6, Mark Pendergrast research collection
This item is part of the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Includes bibliography (p. 577-606) and index.
Mark Pendergrast research collection
Reflecting telescope (p. 36, 110, 144-147, 162-163, 166). Prisms (p. 23, 134, 136). Looking glass (p. 58).
Inside a quart pot --
Of giants and dwarfs --
The transit of genius --
A movable feast --
A kinde of nothinge --
Some strangeness in the proportion --
The killing ground --
"I desire to withdraw" --
The treasures of darkness --
Heretic: sotto voce --
A pitfall in Eden --
The most perfect mechanic of all --
"Go your way, and sin no more" --
Cul-de-Sac --
A morality play --
"Your very loving unkle" --
Sir Isaac --
The devil's banter --
"Second inventors count for nothing" --
"They could not get me to yield" --
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